U.S./ Mexico: Time for a more ambitious agenda.

Less than 72 hours ago, Vice President Kamala Harris met virtually with Mexican President Andrés López Manual Obrador to discuss cooperation on addressing migration from Central America and spurring development in southern Mexico. The two leaders will meet again next month during Harris’ first international trip to Mexico and Guatemala. I spoke with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about the…

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Opinion | Ally shoring, a critical opportunity for North America

The following piece first appeared in Mexico Today, by Reforma. You can find it here, or continue reading. In his first 100 days, President Joe Biden set out rebuild vital economic and political relationships with our allies in the region and around the world. Mexico, a crucial ally and one of our leading trade partners,…

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Commentary: Guest worker visas would ease border situation

The following piece first appeared in the San Antonio Express-News. You can find it here, or continue reading. President Joe Biden’s first 100 days have been tested by tens of thousands of people arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s a situation we’ve seen many times before, but a variety of conditions have exacerbated the problem.…

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A scorcher’s a coming…

We are only a few weeks into what is shaping up to be a long hot summer, with increasing turmoil around the world: U.S.-North Korea Summit, the G7 Summit, protests in Nicaragua, Brazil’s upcoming elections, and the ongoing economic and political collapse in Venezuela. Within regional relations, it hasn’t been much calmer. The highest profile spat was Donald Trump’s twitter attacks…

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